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Henry Petersen

Henry Petersen was a Danish athlete. He competed in the pole vault at the 1920 and 1924 Olympics and won a silver medal in 1920, placing fourth in 1924. Petersen won the national pole vault title in 1920-21, 1923 and 1925–27 and improved the national record eight times from 3.69 m in 1919 to 4.03 m in 1925. He also held three national titles in the 4×100 m sprint relay and five in team gymnastics events. He retired from sport shortly before the 1928 Olympics due... Read More

Born1 October 1900
Ring, Horsens, Denmark
Died24 September 1949 (aged 48)
Copenhagen, Denmark
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